Asset Performance Advisor – Data and Evidence

£35,577 yearly
  • Environment Agency
  • Nottingham, UK
  • 17 Jul, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Asset Performance Advisor – Data and Evidence

  • Location: Nottingham but with some flexibility across the East Midlands
  • Grade and Salary: G5, £35,577
  • Post number: 14915
  • Type of contract: Permanent
  • Work Pattern: 37 Hours per week, Monday to Friday

Closing Date: 10 August 2020

Benefits: We offer a competitive salary and generous career pension scheme. Additional benefits include:

  • Holiday allowance related to grade and length of service, rising from 27 days to 30 days per year, plus 8 statutory public and bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Flexible working options, including flexi-time - these depend on business needs, but our aim is to help you achieve a positive work-life balance.
  • Occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose:

The Environment Agency manages over 2,000 major operating sites, from large flood gates to small outfalls. Our Asset Performance teams assess; maintain; inspect; and survey the Environment Agency's flood risk assets. We are comprised of engineers, project managers and data specialists with varied workloads. We ensure that people and property are protected from flooding by taking the right investment decision on our assets at the right time and based upon robust data and evidence.

We're looking for a Technical Leader to join our Asset Performance team in the East Midlands. You’ll be knowledgeable and experienced in Asset Management and will support the department to improve how we use evidence to optimise our asset management decision making.

As Data and Evidence portfolio lead, you’ll be responsible for setting the direction and improving our use of evidence to support effective asset management across the East Midlands. You’ll need an excellent understanding of Data and Information Management including modelled flood risk data, asset survey data and GIS to help you manage the effective delivery of data improvement projects and advise others on using evidence to aid problem solving. You will also co-ordinate area implementation of new asset management software due to arrive in 2021, working with office and field teams alike, your ability to lead people through change and influence a wide range of internal teams will be invaluable.

Experience/skills required:   

We're seeking a Technical Leader with:

  • Excellent communication skills; the ability to coach and mentor others; and the ability to deliver results through others and influence others
  • Knowledge and experience of Asset management, Data and information management and data manipulation
  • Formal qualifications in a geographical, environmental science or engineering discipline would be advantageous as would qualifications in Asset management (e.g. Asset Management Certificate).

You'll be expected to travel to field locations and meetings across the East Midlands and so the post requires a full UK driving license. You'll also be expected to take on an incident management role and be part of our roster which may involve some out of hours and weekend duties.

For more information, please visit our website.